As part of the forage and nutrition focus area, the Coalition aims to advance pre-competitive solutions and research addressing honey bee nutrition by starting with a broader assessment of honey bee nutritional needs. The Coalition is seeking proposals from qualified candidates to conduct a rigorous and thorough review of the honey bee nutrition literature, resulting… Read more »
Fresh off its one-year anniversary, the Honey Bee Health Coalition continues to make important progress toward fulfilling its core mission of collaboratively implementing solutions to achieve a healthy population of honey bees while also supporting healthy populations of native and managed pollinators in the context of productive agricultural systems and thriving ecosystems. The Coalition, comprised… Read more »
PRESS RELEASE [Keystone, Colorado, August 10, 2015] Honey Bee Health Coalition Releases Guide to Help Beekeepers Detect, Control Varroa Mite Infestations Guide Equips Beekeepers of All Types with Tools to Tackle Parasite, Strengthen Hive Health The Honey Bee Health Coalition, a diverse coalition dedicated to improving the health of honey bees and other pollinators, released… Read more »
CONTACT: Julie Shapiro Keystone Policy Center (970) 513-5830 Honey Bee Health Coalition Ready to Provide Leadership in Implementing National Pollinator Health Strategy View in PDF format Strategy Highlights Coalition as Platform for Public-Private Coordination to Accelerate, Achieve Task Force Goals [Keystone, Colorado, May 19, 2015] – The Honey Bee Health Coalition applauded the announcement of… Read more »
A working group of the Honey Bee Health Coalition recently conducted a review of how honey bee losses are reported and concluded that many beekeepers do not know how to report bee losses. The information provided as a result of bee loss incidents is invaluable to the EPA, states, manufacturers, pesticide applicators, growers, and beekeepers… Read more »
The Coalition shared with the Task Force recommendations regarding actions to increase and improve forage and habitat for honey bees and other pollinators through USDA conservation programs, public-private partnerships, and research. Read the Forage & Nutrition USDA Recommendations.